Markus GrillitschAssociate Senior Lecturer

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic Geography


  • Economic Geography, Innovation Studies, Regional Development, Knowledge, Institutions, Networks, Policy


Markus holds a doctoral degree in socio-economic studies from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He has a broad background in regional development in different institutional contexts including EU member states, transition economies and developing countries. His main research interest is to understand innovation and structural change processes in a spatial context and how they relate to economic growth and competitiveness. Markus is interested in concepts and approaches that empower policy makers, firms and engaged citizens to take a stake in regional development processes.

Recent research outputs

Markus Grillitsch & Bjørn Asheim 2018 Jun 12 In : European Planning Studies. p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Martin, R., Aslesen, H. W., Markus Grillitsch & Herstad, S. J. 2018 Mar 1 New Avenues for Regional Innovation Systems - Theoretical Advances, Empirical Cases and Policy Lessons. Springer International Publishing AG, p. 127-147 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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